Friday, August 21, 2009

Mobile Computing and Cloud Today

The Short half-life of Predictions

The hazard of the technology world is that the future is always just around the world. So, it is interesting to note that I have done an analysis of Cloud Computing earlier this year and one of the conclusions is that mobile computing will be a key influence on how people access the Cloud. Mobile, the next Cloud frontier?

Microsoft and Nokia's Mobile Cloud offering

It is, therefore, not a surprise to hear about how Microsoft and Nokia is joining force to offer standard productivity tools like Office for Nokia smart phones. Microsoft and Nokia to bring cloud computing to mobile phone users

What would be interesting to see if users finds the offering compelling. Mobile computing has its own set of form factor and operating norms and fitting the mental framework of productivity tools in that context would be a fascinating story.


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